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Species Abax parallelepipedus

Abax parallelepipedus (Piller and Mitterpacher) - Abax parallelepipedus - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Coleoptera (Beetles)
Suborder Adephaga (Ground and Water Beetles)
Family Carabidae (Ground Beetles)
Subfamily Harpalinae
Supertribe Pterostichitae
Tribe Pterostichini (Woodland Ground Beetles)
Genus Abax
Species parallelepipedus (Abax parallelepipedus)
Range
native to Europe, adventive in NA (established in Atlantic Canada; first detected 1965)(1)
Habitat
forests; sometimes alpine prairies and open places(2)
Life Cycle
adults are brachypterous(2)
Works Cited
1.The ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) of the Maritime Provinces of Canada...
C.G. Majka, Y. Bousquet, & S. Westby. 2007. Zootaxa 1590: 1–36.
2.American Beetles, Volume I: Archostemata, Myxophaga, Adephaga, Polyphaga: Staphyliniformia
Arnett, R.H., Jr., and M. C. Thomas. (eds.). 2000. CRC Press LLC, Boca Raton, FL.